Roadwork for Jan. 7-13

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Jan. 7 through Jan. 13. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Utility installation will cause lane restrictions on Route 100 North, Pottstown Pike, in West Goshen Township, between Crosspoint Drive…

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Albert E. Frank Jr. of Cochranville

Albert E. Frank Jr., 79, of Cochranville, died Thursday, Jan. 5, at his residence. He was the husband of Elizabeth “Jane “ Miller Frank, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Darby, he was the son of the late Albert E. Frank Sr. and the late Elizabeth Mills Frank. Al was a self-employed mechanic operating Al Frank Truck Repair. He had in…

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Route 926 Bridge work set for February

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Work crews move utilities as part of the preparation for the bridge replacement scheduled to begin in February.

Work on replacing the Route 926 Bridge will begin next month, but plans to install a traffic signal in advance of it will begin sooner. The $8.6 million project, expected to last until Sept. 1, will officially begin in February, according to the Transportation Management Association of Chester County. The 26-foot-wide state-owned bridge in Birmingham and Pocopson townships was declared structurally deficient, and a notice…

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New website for CFBA

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Frank Rupp, of Frank Rupp Design, and Donna Reeves, of BHCU, review the newly redesigned Chadds Ford Business Association website prior to the start of the CFBA’s January luncheon held at Brandywine Prime.

The Chadds Ford Business Association has a newly updated website that group President Esmé Frangiosa said is more user friendly and works well for members and nonmembers alike. The web address for the site remains Frank Rupp, of Frank Rupp Design, in Media, did the update. He started six months ago, he said, so member businesses could be more easily showcased. The site now…

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Sheriff warns of phone scams

Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh has issued a warning to Chester County residents regarding a phone scam that occurred several years ago and is recurring now. Welsh stated “there is an organized effort on the part of individuals attempting to scam residents of Chester County. We need to inform our citizens that these calls are bogus and do not originate here in the Chester…

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First all-female leadership in Chesco

Chester County Commissioner Michelle Kichline was elected chair of the commissioners during this morning’s Board of Commissioners organizational meeting. It is her first time to serve as chair. Commissioner Kathi Cozzone was re-elected vice chair. This election marks the first all-female county commissioners’ leadership in Chester County’s history. Cozzone nominated Kichline as chairman, and Commissioner Terence Farrell, outgoing chair, nominated Cozzone as vice chair. The…

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